Learner's definition of PALATE
the top part of the inside of your mouth
the roof of your mouth
see also cleft palate
the sense of taste
The restaurant serves Korean food adapted for the American palate.
She's been working hard on a menu that will please the palates of all her guests.
Sorbet is sometimes served between courses to cleanse the palate. [=to clean and refresh your mouth between different parts of a meal]